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Power & Utilities: Leadership

The dynamics of global energy demand, supply, and infrastructure dependencies have undergone more change in recent years than at any time since the 1970s. Deloitte provides insights and services to help power and utilities companies navigate the challenges and opportunities in today’s environment.

Scott Smith

Vice Chairman | Deloitte & Touche LLP
US Power & Utilities Leader

Scott serves as vice chairman, US Power & Utilities leader for Deloitte LLP, as well as the Audit Energy, Resources & Industrials leader for Deloitte & Touche LLP. An audit partner based in San Diego, Scott has more than 27 years of public accounting experience working with power and utility clients throughout the United States and Europe. Scott serves on the Global Power leadership team, and he also serves as lead client service partner, advisory partner, and concurring review partner on several of our largest power and utility clients.

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Brian Murrell

Partner | Deloitte & Touche LLP
US Power & Utilities Advisory Leader

Brian is the Deloitte Advisory Power & Utilities industry sector leader for Deloitte & Touche LLP and leads our US Commodities Trading Risk Management (CTRM) practice, focused on end-to-end trading and transacting risk management solutions. In that capacity, he oversees our services in strategy, operations and technology, business process and controls, regulatory compliance, market and credit risk, valuation and quantitative services, and derivative and operational accounting and reporting.

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Ben Jones

US Managing Principal | Power & Utilities
US Power & Utilities Consulting Leader

Ben is the leader of Deloitte’s US Consulting Power & Utilities practice, Deloitte Consulting LLP. For more than 20 years, Ben has demonstrated success delivering large, complex business transformations that achieve sustained business results. He is an experienced program manager driving large complex global digital transformations. He is highly regarded for his extensive knowledge of project governance, risk management, and driving transformational change within investor-owned and municipal utilities and cooperatives.

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Dave Yankee

Managing Director | Deloitte Tax LLP
US Power & Utilities Tax Leader

Dave is a managing director in the Federal Tax Accounting (Periods, Methods & Credits) group of the Washington National Tax practice of Deloitte Tax LLP and is the US Power & Utilities Tax Leader for the firm. He is based in Deloitte’s Chicago office and serves in an industry advisory role on several gas and electric utilities throughout the United States, as a specialist, as needed, to engagement teams in other Deloitte offices and as Deloitte’s lead tax executive on a rate-regulated utility engagement. In prior years, he served as Deloitte’s lead tax partner on several rate-regulated utilities and two unregulated power generation companies.

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Bill Graf

Partner | Deloitte & Touche LLP
US Power & Utilities Audit & Assurance Leader

Bill is the Power & Utilities Audit & Assurance practice leader for Deloitte & Touche LLP. He has more than 30 years of experience with the energy industry, including financial statement audits, acquisition due diligence, depreciation studies, and control issue consultation. He provides training on accounting matters to clients, industry groups, and regulatory agencies and has published extensively on energy accounting. Bill is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Illinois CPA Society.

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Marlene Motyka

Principal | Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP
US and Global Renewable Energy Leader

Marlene is Deloitte’s US and Global Renewable Energy leader and a principal in Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP. She consults on matters related to valuation, tax, M&A, financing, business strategy, and financial modeling for the renewable energy and power and utilities sectors. Marlene has been at Deloitte for more than 22 years and holds a Master of Business Administration in finance from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University.

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